takeaway


take·away

noun \ˈtāk-ə-ˌwā\

sports : an act of taking the ball or puck from a player on the other team

Full Definition of TAKEAWAY

1
:  the first movement of the backswing in golf
2
chiefly British :  takeout
3
:  an act or instance of taking possession of the ball or puck from an opposing team
takeaway adjective

Examples of TAKEAWAY

  1. We ordered some Chinese takeaway.
  2. She works in a Chinese takeaway.
  3. He leads the league in takeaways.

First Known Use of TAKEAWAY

1961

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